Call for Applications : Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 for Startups offering up to $50,000


Deadline: August 31, 2020

Applications for the Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 are now open. The Seedstars World Competition is the largest startup competition in emerging markets.

From June to November each year, the Seedstars team looks for the most promising early-stage startups from 90+ emerging markets that will receive intensive training on how to be investment-ready. They will take part in local, regional, and global stage competitions, but only one of them will be crowned as the Global Winner and receive a prize of up to USD 500,000 in equity investment. Who will it be this year?

If your startup is looking to learn from industry experts, network with the local ecosystem, achieve product/market fit and accelerate growth in your existing market, apply now to the Local Stage of the Online Seedstars World Competition 2020/21.

Benefits: All accepted startups will receive:

  • Online Seedstars Academy
  • Access to Seedstars Mentor Network
  • Local Networking & Visibility

Regional Stage benefits:

  • Investment Readiness Training
  • 1-1 Mentor & Investor Meetings
  • Regional Networking & Visibility

Grand Finale benefits:

  • Prize of up to $500,000 USD in equity investment
  • 2-day Growth Bootcamp
  • 1-1 Mentor & Investor meetings
  • Global Networking & Visibility


  • Open to technology startups, tech-enabled startups and/or early-stage companies;
  • You already have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and initial traction;
  • Your startup received less than USD 1,000,000 in funding;
  • You must have operations or be incorporated in the country/city you are applying


  • Pitch and application submitted in English
  • Obligatory attendance to the preparatory online activities of the competition
  • Maintenance of an active and responsive communication

Get more details and apply HERE






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